COVID-19 in Maryland: 69.1% of adults received at least one dose of vaccine
BALTIMORE, MD (WEAA) — Maryland health officials say 69.1% of adults and 88.1% of seniors in the state have received at least one dose of the coronavirus vaccine.
More than 6 million total vaccinations have been administered.
Governor Larry Hogan posted on Twitter saying, “Maryland has surpassed 6 million total COVID-19 vaccinations, as our key health metrics continue to decline. We are outpacing the national vaccination rate...”
Maryland has surpassed 6 million total COVID-19 vaccinations, as our key health metrics continue to decline. We are outpacing the national vaccination rate, and Maryland is reporting 69.1% of adults with at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.— Governor Larry Hogan (@GovLarryHogan) May 27, 2021
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As of Thursday morning, 217 new cases of the virus and five deaths have been added within 24 hours.
However, health officials say 517 COVID-related deaths have been added to the death toll to include deaths that were not properly classified by medical certifiers over the past year.
The state’s positivity rate remains below 2%.
Less than 400 patients are currently hospitalized due to the virus.
Today, @MDHealthDept reports 459,095 confirmed cases of #COVID19 in Maryland.— Maryland Department of Health (@MDHealthDept) May 27, 2021
The statewide positivity rate is now 1.84%.
Maryland has 9,368 deaths, 3,465,982 negative tests and 10,628 patients have been released from isolation.https://t.co/9LEHaSUTeh pic.twitter.com/iN2ZW7xXun